Posts Tagged ‘modern science’

August 8, 2020 0

A schizophrenic India cannot advance scientifically

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India is subjecting itself to contrary pulls. It wants to be reckoned among powerhouses of modern science and technology. At the same time it is obsessed with its past and wishes to pit ancient India against the modern world. India’s commitment to modern science is only skin deep. The space allotted to it has been […]

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December 22, 2008 0

Science and domination: India before and after independence(1999)

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  Current Science, 76, 596-601 ( 1999) Science and domination: India before and after independence   Rajesh Kochhar The colonial overseas British empire was made possible by (modern) science in two ways. First, science provided the physical means of acquisition of territory and its control. Second, the development of the powerful intellectual system of modern […]

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